Quote Originally Posted by MattKing View Post

And many people (in particular seniors) travel from the US to Canada to do the same - because our medical system controls the price of drugs, thus making them far cheaper in many cases than in the US, even when one takes into account that those people need to pay the (much smaller) charge levied by Canadian doctors to issue the necessary prescription.
That is incorrect. It is CANADA that controls the price of drugs, not allowing them for sale unless Canada is allowed to set the price. This price is of course BELOW market costs. Were everyone to do what Canada does, drug design would suffer dramatically.